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right, miguel. thank you. >>> to pakistan now, a country on high alert as the taliban vows revenge and mobilizes to nominate a new leader. this after a u.s. drone attack took out their leader there on friday. he was responsible for the deaths of thousands in pakistan and has been linked to one of the deadliest attacks on the cia. let's get to nbc for the latest. who was this man and how are pakistanis reacting to news of the drone attack? >> there's been widespread anger among pakistanis, not just on the streets but also from political leaders. the prime minister's office said it would be reviewing its relationship with the united states. they're angry because the government had been trying to enter into peace talks with the taliban. he was one of america's most wanted, feared for his ruthless and daring attacks. he was the leader of the pakistani taliban. the group's attacks killed thousands of pakistanis but he also targeted americans, believed to have been behind the failed car bombing in times square in 2010. and he was linked to one of the deadliest attacks against the cia. he
by an american drone in pakistan. hakimullah mesud is head of the pakistani taliban and margaret brennan has more. >> reporter: sources say mesud was killed in northwest pakistan where he lead the pakistani taliban for the last four years and gave haven to al qaeda leaders. believed to be in his mid- thirties mesud was considered one of the most wanted terrorists in the world. the u.s. government had a $5 million bounty on his head. he claimed responsibility for the failed times square bombing in 2010, and was indicted for the 2009 suicide bombing of a cia outpost in afghanistan that killed 7 americans. in a bbc interview last month mesud said he would continue to target americans. just last week the pakistani prime minister publicly asked president obama to end all u.s. drone strikes. but scott, they clearly remain a very useful counterterror tool. >> pelley: margaret, thanks very much. jeffrey zients is the man overseeing the repair of the federal government's health insurance web site. he said today they are quote on track, end quote, to have it done by the end of the month. our sharyl attkiss
in country. we were out on patrol. we got surrounded by about 45 members of the taliban. there were 15 of us. so they had us by about three to one. he was part of the qrf that showed up and jumped into my fox hole and killed two taliban fighters, who if he hadn't been there, would have shot me and killed me. he's been my best friend since. >> so you leave and want to make sure he can go. you realize you have to go. why? what happened after this incident and after matt left? >> after he left, i found out that my name was added in the taliban kill list in gazni province. for that reason i was transferred to kabul. at that time, i thought afghanistan is not safe anymore for us and i have to leave afghanistan. and what zeller when he was leaving afghanistan, he promised me that he will save my life and he will get me to united states and he did. now i'm in the united states and i'm safe. >> matt, why did it take four years? >> well, the state department sat on his application for two of them. and for the first two, quite honestly, janis is that brave of a guy. he figured afghanistan was his coun
to criticisms of yesterday's drone strike that killed a taliban leader in that country. officials say the u.s. is sabotaging peace talks with the taliban. >>> president obama likes to keep certain parts of his life private. his family, his friends and his faith, until now. we're learning about one of his private practices. how the president has worked with a pastor to seek daily inspiration. the president touched on this earlier in the year. take a listen. >> every morning, he sends me via e-mail a daily meditation, snippet of scripture for me to reflect on. and it has meant the world to me. >> before he checks his blackberry and dives into the day, the first thing the president does, we hear, is read the meditation sent to him from the man dubbed the white house's pastor in chief. josh joshua dubois joins us right now. very good to see you here today. what was the last devotional you sent him and why did you send that to him? >> one of the ones i've sent recently was about joe louis, the boxer, who always bounced back even when he was knocked down. he wouldn't stay down for a count. it was
wanted terrorists dead, taken out by a u.s. drone strike. chief of the pakistani taliban is connected to a 2009 suicide bombing that killed seven americans at cia outpost in afghanistan. also believed behind car becoming. confirming the kill. promote number two commander to replace him. we want to preface this story by saying the person in this video is doing just fine now. very important to know he that. scary moment for fans at the denver nugget's. the team mascot rocky was lowered from the ceiling but he was out cold and totally motionless. luckily media reports say that rocky just got a little kidsy. he was a little high up there answered passed out. but, again, rocky is doing okay. probably won't be doing that again. the government can't force businesses to provide birth control. ruling coming in from appeals court. siding with business owners in ohio. business owners say being offered birth control to employees under obama care violates their beliefs as roman catholics. divided ruling is one of several on the birth control issue and will likely have to be resolved by the supreme
, including the taliban and boke owe har am. muslims of a different sect is driving it higher. >> it's like warfare using the tools of terrorism. >> reporter: but the violence is more concentrated than you might think. try countries, iraq, pakistan and afghanistan suffered more than half the attacks and the casualtie casualties. the threat to civilians in the u.s. and western europe and eastern asia may be declining, which is good news for the citizens that live there. erin? >> all right, chris, thank you very much. that brings us back to our question of the night. does changes in the nsa and the spying, will that change that or not? >>> rapper jay z say he is being unfairly criticized. two people were detained by police when they bought expensive things. hundreds have taken to twitter demanding jay z end his partnership with barneys. this puts jay z in a rather awkward position. he's about to launch a collection of clothing, jewelry. the money from the deal is going to a charity. it's not like he's keeping it for himself. the question is, will sticking with barneys hurt his brand as a rapp
the leader of pakistan's taliban insurgency. hakimullah mehsud is known for carrying out ruthless attacks. pakistan's government says it has summoned the u.s. ambassador to protest the strike. meantime a 13-year-old pakistani boy and his sister are protesting all drones strikes in the region and testified in washington this week about the price they paid last year on the hill in a separate interview here on msnbc, they said they were injured badly. their grandmother killed in a drone attack and they say they fear blue skies now because that is when the drones come out. >> translator: i used to go outside and play but now i don't go outside and play because i'm scared. >> joining me now, ronnian cal lick covering the story. ronnia with a welcome for anyone who did not see the complete testimony from the children and their father, how compelling was their story? how was it received on the hill? >> well, they traveled 7,000 miles to come and tell congress about the drone strike that killed their grandmother and only five members of congress attended. so but the five members of congress who d
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